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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. CockroachDB vs. Newts

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score2.94
Rank#104  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score7.69
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.cockroachlabs.comopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsCockroach LabsOpenNMS Group
Initial release201220152014
Current release0.22.1, December 202121.1.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supporteddynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBCHTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedhorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication using RAFTselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemRole-based access controlno
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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